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June 11th, 2009
04:15 PM ET

Beat 360° 6/11/09

Ready for today's Beat 360°? Everyday we post a picture – and you provide the caption and our staff will join in too. Tune in tonight at 10pm to see if you are our favorite! Here is the 'Beat 360°' pic:

Two meerkats (Suricata suricatta) emerge from a tunnel leading to their heated burrow at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. (Photo credit: Talara BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Have fun with it. We're looking forward to your captions! Make sure to include your name, city, state (or country) so we can post your comment.

UPDATE: Check out our Beat 360° Winners!

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soundoff (323 Responses)
  1. Robert Decorum

    Hey lady, I wont ring your door bell wearing a dress, if you stop rattling my cage wearing a fur!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  2. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    If you think that we are just mere cats, then bring out the big dogs!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:11 pm |
  3. Craig in NorCal

    Hey, we don't have one of those no-money down mortgages do we?

    June 11, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  4. missydean louisville, ky

    "No, you're the Rhoda!"
    "I'm the Mary"

    June 11, 2009 at 7:10 pm |
  5. Katie, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    Next time, tell the makeup artist to go easy on the eyeliner

    June 11, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  6. Robin San Antonio TX

    Are you sure that is Nathan Lane? Hmmm.... with that voice, I thought he would be much taller.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:09 pm |
  7. Barbara from Whites Creek, TN

    Who are you calling "mere cats"? We are merely magnificent!!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  8. Robert Decorum

    I hope that stimulus money leads to the heat being turned back on in my cage. Me too!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:07 pm |
  9. Paul - Bay Area, CA

    Just as long as Sarah Palin or Dick Cheney don't come here on a hunting trip we should be fine !!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:06 pm |
  10. Diane N.

    Call Monsieur Cooper! We will find the flight recorder for AF flight 447! Ready?!! Jump Philippe!!!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:04 pm |
  11. Paul - Bay Area, CA

    Oh no is that Sarah Palin with her shotgun !!

    June 11, 2009 at 7:03 pm |
  12. Johnathan Gabany, FL

    Whew this enclosure is hotter than the Sonia Sotomayor feud.

    June 11, 2009 at 7:02 pm |
  13. Isabel, Brazil

    Do you believe that people out there still keep the money in the mattress?

    What is mattress? and what is money?

    June 11, 2009 at 7:01 pm |
  14. Carol B. in MD

    " Eh. It's not OZ out here, but we'll make do."

    June 11, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  15. Eleanor Coombs, Ga

    The Meerkat on the right says to the other, "what are you afraid of 'Meekrat'? It's written that the meek will inherit the earth."

    June 11, 2009 at 7:00 pm |
  16. Garry - White Rock, Canada

    You're looking a little fuzzy !!
    Don't say I didn't tell you.
    It's those late nights watching AC360.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:59 pm |
  17. Lori from IL

    Dick Cheney and his stunt double emerge from the underground bunker.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  18. Jasmine - Spokane, WA (Spokan't)

    Did you see that? Anderson tweeted! Oh thank god we thought he forgot about his loyal followers!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:56 pm |
  19. don, Oswego, IL

    after being forced to finally retire, FOXEY BLITZER and ANDY

    COOPER enjoy a well deserved retirement cruise!!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:55 pm |
  20. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    Seperate quarters already,we'll be on the tabloids soon...

    June 11, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  21. patty a banks palmdale, ca.

    ut oh!!! something big is going down, they're wearing togas' & bringing 2 of every species on board!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:34 pm |
  22. Kevin from Portland, Oregon

    Rush Limbaugh and Newt Gingrich continue to have tunnel vision.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  23. Dave K, San Diego

    "I'll grow my fur out like Ericka Hill in 1985 if you do!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:33 pm |
  24. mike from delaware

    You are right, that is Nicole Kidman. When did she get back? And look, she has popcorn! Quick look cute and maybe she will give us some.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  25. Isabel, Brazil

    What time is it?
    Stretch! Stretch! And see if you are already starting AC360!

    Oh, damn this time zone!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:31 pm |
  26. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    Whoever designed this place is a genius,I'm sure we could escape but where to????

    June 11, 2009 at 6:30 pm |
  27. Kimberly

    Spencer and Hiedi Meerkat demand better accomindations for the new show "I'm a wild animal...get me out of here"

    June 11, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  28. Kayla in Wisconsin

    Its meerkat day at the Taronga Western Plains Zoo. Will Suricata emerge from the tunnel ushering in an early economic recovery?

    June 11, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  29. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    Yeah,yeah,I get that all the time,I know,what you're going to say,I look like Dick Cheney

    June 11, 2009 at 6:28 pm |
  30. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    A Road Rage Incident

    Whattya mean,either ,i've got a ugly wife or a cute meerkat

    June 11, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  31. Rod Chorneyko, British Columbia

    Yup. There's our shadows. That means six more weeks before Donald Trump does SOMETHING to get back in the news.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:26 pm |
  32. Daniel M., Lynwood, CA

    Let's go back inside, Sara Palin is visiting the zoo today.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:24 pm |
  33. Londa Wilson, Briarcliff Manor, NY

    You know Homer, I think I liked it better when we lived in dirt.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  34. Preston VanLoon, Mt. Pleasant IA

    "Where's that girl with the spiked hairdo?"

    June 11, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  35. Laura, NY

    "And New Yorkers thought the rats infesting the laundromats were bad!"

    June 11, 2009 at 6:23 pm |
  36. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    Call me Suricata suricatta,to my face,to my face .....

    June 11, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  37. Patrick, Rockville, MD

    Zoo Keeper! need some AC pronto. It's so hot in that burrow – I can see my own mirage.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:22 pm |
  38. Amy on the Missouri side of Kansas City!

    "Are we on 'Meerkat Manor' now?"
    "No, I think we've flashed back to 'Laugh-In'!"
    "Flower power + pucker power = sock it to me meerkat!"

    June 11, 2009 at 6:21 pm |
  39. Tarja, Finland

    I really thought this boat was going to take us back to Africa... and we`re still here. Clearly this vessel is not seaworthy!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:19 pm |
  40. Megan Dresslar - Shoreline, WA

    Let's rock on party, go ahead jump in the water, we can feel cool due hot temperance around 80 degrees.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:18 pm |
  41. Daniel Olson -- Walnut Creek, CA

    I like to move it, move it.
    We like to move it, moo-

    What the . . . ?

    I think we took a wrong turn at Albuquerque.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  42. Preston VanLoon, Mt. Pleasant IA

    "Is the recession over yet?"

    June 11, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  43. Kayla in Wisconsin

    Two meerkats mind their manors in theTaronga Western Plains Zoo.

    June 11, 2009 at 6:17 pm |
  44. Darrell Williams,Fairless Hills,PA

    I can't believe this Obama guy,such meager accomodations,....why ,we're executives with the Big Three

    June 11, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  45. hanna

    So this swine flu thing is now officially a worldwide pandemic.what are we going to do about that all-inclusive trip for two to cancun?

    June 11, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  46. Rod Chorneyko, British Columbia

    Hey, this spin cycle worked great! Yesterday we were weasels. Now we're "meerkats".

    June 11, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  47. Suzanne, Annandale, NJ

    We all live in a Meerkat submarine, a Meerkat submarine, a Meerkat submarine...

    June 11, 2009 at 6:15 pm |
  48. Marianne, Montréal, Québec

    OORAH! You’re looking at The Few, The Proud, The Devil Meerkats!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:14 pm |
  49. Isabel, Brazil

    Did you see?

    Birds attack in San Francisco. So good though we are so far ... so far ...

    June 11, 2009 at 6:14 pm |
  50. Kristen

    Oh my gosh! Look over there – it's Anderson Cooper! We love you Anderson!!

    June 11, 2009 at 6:13 pm |
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